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Published on May 03, 2010

HealthPoint To Host Summer Camps for Teens

Monday, May 03, 2010

Pawleys Island, SC Georgetown Hospital System’s HealthPoint-Center for Health and Fitness will host three camps for teenagers during the summer months of June, July, and August:

“Healthability” Camp for Young Females is a four-week camp focusing on health, exercise, proper nutrition, and body weight control for the young female, ages 11-14. This camp will be every Tuesday from June 1 through July 1 from 4:00 p.m. until 5:15 p.m. The registration fee is $50. Each session combines nutrition education along with proper meal preparation and taste testing. The session also includes a 30-40 minute exercise workout. Campers will go on a special grocery tour, take a Zumba class, receive a home exercise program and tubing, and much more!  The camp’s staff is comprised of Georgetown Hospital System’s dieticians and exercise physiologists. Space is limited, so please register by June 3rd  at HealthPoint, located at12965 Ocean Highway in Pawleys Island.

Student-Athlete Strength, Speed, and Conditioning (Level I) is an eight-week camp focusing on pre/post-injury screening, speed, agility and strength development, nutritional guidance, and weekly track or beach training sessions. The camp will be conducted every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from June 14 through August 6. The registration fee is $390. Male student-athletes will participate from 8:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m. while female student-athletes will have their camp from 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. During this camp, track or beach workouts will be held on Fridays only from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. This comprehensive program compiles a personal profile binder addressing the individual’s needs and goals, strengths and weaknesses and concerns for potential injuries. This is ideal for both young male and female student-athletes between the ages of 13 to 18 years old.

For student-athletes entering 10th -12th  grades, the Level I summer camp along with Academic Counseling, Motivation, Behavior and Sportsmanship (Level II) is recommended. In addition to the weekly training sessions, the Level II camp will feature a review and evaluation of core grades and curriculum, match and education on NCAA Division I, II, or III requirements, time chart development, and discussion of the recruiting process for college scholarship or financial aid. Camp counselors will also evaluate motivation and behavior levels with an online sportsmanship seminar. The Level II camp registration fee is $490.

Scholarships and financial aid for the student-athlete camps are available. Student-athletes who register by May 15 will receive a $60 discount.  For more information, contact HealthPoint at 237-2205.

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